29 Jan 2016

Boy riding quad bike hit by car

4:30 pm on 29 January 2016

An eight-year-old boy riding a quad bike has been hit by a car in the Eastern Bay of Plenty this afternoon.

The boy was riding out of his driveway in Te Kaha when the crash happened.

He was thrown several metres landing on his back and received abdominal injuries.

The boy was flown by the Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter to Tauranga Hospital where his condition was moderate.